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What does a sailor, scientist and Ireland’s potential first astronaut have in common? They are three of the 2020 Ten Outstanding Young People in Mayo, according to Junior Chamber Ireland.
Instead of celebrating a landmark four decades since their establishment, Galway Simon announced this week that it has never been busier as the ongoing housing crisis eats into its resources.
Last week saw the launch of this year’s Mayo Pink Ribbon and 2019 marks a significant year as the much-loved charity event is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
For over 50 years Derek Warfield has been one of Ireland’s best known ballad singers and now he has teamed up with the new generation to bring an old tradition with a young sound to his legion of fans.
As the 2017 GAA All-Ireland Senior Championships enter the final stages, GUINNESS has launched its latest TV advertising campaign , ‘Behind Every Great Town’ featuring Inishbofin native Simon Murray. The captivating 30-second film celebrates the every day GAA volunteers, who willingly give their time in communities across Ireland all year round.
A top class line up of female speakers will take pare in a a panel discussion in Castlebar in April inspired by the work of 1916 revolutionary, doctor and Mayo native, Dr Kathleen Lynn. Dr Lynn's legacy was the inspiration around a current arts project that is taking place in a number of locations around the county that was launched last Friday. The panel discussion exploring the position of women in today’s world titled 'How Is It for Women Now? takes place at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday April 14 at 8pm. The event is scheduled as part of the extremely successful Kathleen Lynn: Insider on the Outside exhibition, currently running in five visual arts spaces in Mayo. Discussing the subject will be Sarah Durcan, Catherine Marshall, Sinead McCoole, Michelle Browne, and some other guests.
PADRAIG STEVENS may originally be from Sligo but he is a legend within the idiosyncratic and brilliant music community of Tuam, and will headline a new music night in Galway.
Independent general election candidate Gerry O'Boyle has said that there needs to be urgent attention paid to the treatment of people suffering from alcohol abuse. Mr O'Boyle claimed: "Alcohol abuse has never been as high in Mayo, as people are coming under more pressure from mortgage arrears and financial stress. If you have an alcoholic you have no place to treat them or deal with them. A&E don't want to know. We have no alcohol addiction clinic or treatment centre."
MUSICAL MAYHEM, the Galway based gig series night will celebrate six years on the go with a major showcase in Monroe’s on Friday February 5 at 9pm, featuring The Clandestinos, This Side Up, Cula Bula, and the Gabriel G Band.
Graça Machel to deliver the second annual international human rights lecture of The Mary Robinson Centre
One of the world’s leading women’s rights activists will visit Ballina next month, when Graça Machel delivers The Mary Robinson Centre’s second Annual International Human Rights Lecture on Saturday November 28.